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Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Synopsis
Radio version of Shakespeare’s play adapted for broadcasting and produced by Cedric Messina. With Jimmy Edwards as Falstaff. The choir of the Ealing Grammar School for Boys is conducted by John Railton. Leslie Perrins narrates.
Series
National Theatre of the Air
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
23 Apr 1962 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Cedric Messina
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
John Railton
Adaptor for Radio
Cedric Messina
Cast
Jimmy EdwardsSir John Falstaff
Moira ListerMistress Margaret Page
June TobinMistress Alice Ford
Beryl ReidMistress Quickly
John HumphreyFrank Ford
Anthony HallPeter Simple
Donald McKillopJohn Rugby
Dorit WellesAnne Page
Godfrey KentonWilliam Page
Haydn JonesSir Hugh Evans
James CossinsPistol
John BennettAbraham Slender
John PullenFenton
Leslie PerrinsNarrator
Malcolm HayesDoctor Caius
Nigel AnthonyWilliam Page
Nigel DavenportNim
Timothy BatesonRobert Shallow
Tom WatsonBardolph
Trevor MartinHost of the Garter Inn

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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